Poems

We then moved around with a buddy and wrote what the object: looked like, felt like, smelt like and how would it move or act.

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Te Mihi opportunity to promote Tuakana/teina

"Millie helped me with my maths game. I didn’t know the number, she would help me."

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The Power of Play

Room 15 and 16 engage in play in the classroom during regular, scheduled discovery time. 

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Room 3's Waka

We liked this idea, as a waka won't move anywhere unless everybody works together. ‘He waka eke noa, We're all in this together’, is the whakatauki that we decided to use with our waka.

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Putting together our waka

Reading is fun

We have been discovering the importance of remembering to give enough information to our reading.

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Tiddlywinks

For some of us we had to look at our ruler and make a judgement if it was ten counters long or did we take a guess.

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Striving for Independence

Every fortnight the Te Mihi teachers come together to design new exciting and engaging must do and can do learning tasks.

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The Power of Whanau

Room 10 sharing equipment, finding solutions to design problems with construction equipment, and talking through problems with each other when they arose.

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